Cook Custom Homes in Avenue Magazine Calgary

Cook Construction Inc.’s custom renovation expertise is featured in a 6-page photo essay in Calgary’s influential Avenue Magazine.

Cook Custom Homes featured in Avenue Magazine, Calgary

Cook Custom Homes featured in Avenue Magazine, Calgary

Cook Construction Inc.’s custom renovation expertise is featured in a 6-page photo essay in Calgary’s influential Avenue Magazine. The article, written by Cara Casey and photographed by Jared Sych, offers an intimate look at the off-season home of NHL star Nick Shultz, his wife Jessica and their three children. Originally a “builder’s-grade” 4-bedroom home in the community of Lynx Ridge in Calgary’s North West, the Shultz’s turned to Brian Cook, master craftsman and president of Cook Custom Homes by Cook Construction Inc., and Arlene Ladner of M Projects to design and build a true custom home “based on the warm tones in the hardwood flooring on the main floor.”

Cook and Ladner had previously collaborated in building the custom executive estate home of Jessica’s sister, Linz, and have worked together on several projects since.

Home Decor: Look Inside an NHL Player’s Calgary Home

The life of an NHL player and his family can be somewhat unpredictable. With contract signings and negotiations come big moves and new surroundings. When home base changes every few years, a sanctuary at the end of the season and during the holidays in the form of a second home is not only a haven — it’s also a place where roots can be grown and memories created.

The kitchen received a full renovation, featuring restaurant grade appliances and cherry-coloured oak cabinetry.

Read the entire article online at avenuecalgary.com or in the digital print edition.